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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eradication  \E*rad`i*ca"tion\,  n.  [L.  eradicatio:  cf  F. 
  ['e]radication.] 
  1.  The  act  of  plucking  up  by  the  roots;  a  rooting  out 
  extirpation;  utter  destruction. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  plucked  up  by  the  roots. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eradication 
  n  :  the  complete  destruction  of  every  trace  of  something  [syn:  {obliteration}] 




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